Archive for May, 2008

Chakr Asana

20_Chakr 

 

Technique

Lie on the ground. With your legs and arms folded raise the whole body above the ground. Bring hand feet as near as possible. Fingers of the hand should point towards feet.

 

Benefits

  • Strengthens the spinal cord, neck, throat, arms and joints.
  • Conductive to elasticity and health for vertebral column.
  • Helps in physical growth.

 

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Hal Asana

19_Hal 

 

Technique

Get into the position of Sarvang Asana. Touch the ground with your toes, keeping the legs straight. After a short pause, try to come to back slowly and steadily without jerks and without folding legs at any stage.

 

Benefits

  • Exercises the whole body and keeps it disease free & active.
  • Regulates the functioning of the bowels and removes wind troubles.
  • Prevents the early ossification of vertebral bone.
  • Strengthens the spinal cord and intestine.
  • Increases the mental power.
  • Improves appetite.

 

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Vajr Asana

 

 

Technique

Sit with your legs folded and feet touching the ground. Put your hands on the knees. The knees to be kept tight close together and should not be raised from the ground in the lying position.(Supt-Vajr Asana).

 

Benefits

  • Strengthens the body.
  • Removes disorders of digestion and sex.
  • Useful for feet, legs, stomach and chest.
  • Accelerates the digestion process.

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Akarna-Dhanush Asana

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Technique

Sit with legs out stretched and straight. Hold right toe with the fingers of left hand and the left toe with the fingers of your right hand. Bring your left toe towards your right ear and keep the right leg straight. Keep the legs and the trunk well stretched. Change the position of legs and arms & repeat.

 

Benefits

  • Very useful exercise for legs, arms and trunk.
  • Cures the problems pertaining to stomach and abdomen.
  • Relieves the body lymphatic pains.

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Ushtra Asana

16_Ushtra 

 

Technique

Sit on your folded legs. Balance on fingertips & not on palms. Raise the trunk high. Throw head back.

 

Benefits

  • Helpful in removing disorders of stomach, chest and spine.
  • Strengthens legs and the arms.
  • Good for the patients suffering from backache.

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Karn-Pid Asana

15_Karnpeed 

 

Technique

Get in to the Posture of Sarvang Asana. Slowly take your legs backwards so that the knees touch the ground & press against the ears. The " Nada" tone be listened for mental concentration.

 

Benefits

  • Maintains the elasticity of the Spine.
  • Cures the Stomach disorder and liver complaints.
  • Helps in curing Gastrointestinal problems.

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Dhanur Asana

 

 

Technique

Raise the chest fully and through back the neck as far as possible. Let the entire body on the abdomen only.

 

Benefits

  • Cures stomach, spine & chest disorders.
  • Exercises the arms, neck, ribs & lungs.
  • Very effective against obesity.
  • Increase the height.
  • Cures Asthma and cough.

 

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Sarp Asana

 

 

Technique

Place hands on the floor only as apart as the breadth of the chest. Keep the legs perfectly extended behind. Raise the chest only up to the naval. Through back your neck.

 

Benefits

  • Renders spine elastic.
  • Tones up back & abdominal muscles.
  • Strengthens respiratory system.
  • Improves appetite.
  • Checks abdominal growth.
  • Cures constipation, Gastro Intestinal problems, tuberculosis and asthma.

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